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by Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv, Omkar Bhawmik, Debjit Das
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Bhishma reveals to the Pandavas the only way to kill him.  Arjun follows his instructions and uses Sikhandi as his shield to attack Bhishma. Bhishma falls but decides to stay alive until the sun moves to the north. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Hindu, Mythology, Epic, India
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The Story of Mahabharata begins with the tale of Vyasa and Ganesha's strange collaboration. We begin the narrative with King Shantanu's marriage with Ganga and Devabrata's birth and how prince Devabrata becomes the great Bhishma. 
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Topics: Mahabharata, Mythology, Epic, Hindu, India, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Bhisma abducts the three princesses of Kashi, Amba, Ambika and Ambalika by force and brings them to Hastinapur to get them married to his brother Vichitravirya.  Vichitravirya marries Ambika and Ambalika but dies without leaving an heir.  Satyavati invokes the practice of Niyoga and asks Vyasa to father the children of Ambika and Ambalika. 
Topics: Mahabharata, epic, mythology, niyoga, Hindu, India, Sudipta Bhawmik. Avi Ziv
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by Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv, Omkar Bhawmik, Debjit Das
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On day nine of the Kurukshetra war, Bhishma unleashed his fury like never before. The Pandavas realized that if Bhishma continued his rampage, nobody could prevent their defeat. Yudhistir had no other option but to ask from his grandfather Bhishma the ultimate gift. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Podcast, Hindu, India, Mythology
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Drona asks his students, the Kuru princes, to capture King Drupad as  his Guru Dakshina (fees). The Kauravas come up with a devious plan to eliminate their arch rivals, the Pandavas. 
Topics: Mahabharata, India, Epic, Bhagavat Gita, Drona, Arjuna, Krishna, Hindu, Hinduism, Mythology, Avi...
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The Stories of Mahabharata Episode 9 - Draupadi's Swayamavara The Pandavas arrive in Panchala, disguised as Bhrahmins, to participate in the Swayamvara of Draupadi. 
Topics: Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik, Mahabharata, Epic, Hindu, Hinduism, Mythology, India
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The Stories of Mahabharata : Episode 10 - Draupadi's Marriage Arjuna wins Draupadi's hand at the Swayamvara. But the Pandavas had to keep their mother's word and things change for ever. Story by Sudipta Bhawmik Audio Engineering and Sound Design by Avi Ziv
Topics: Epic, India, Hindu, Hinduism, Mythology, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik
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Dhritarashtra offers Khandava to the Pandavas to set up their Kingdom. Arjuna goes into exile to punish himself for violating the Pandavas conjugal rights. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, India, Indian, Hindu, Hinduism, Mythology, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv, Podcast,...
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Agni requests Arjuna and Krishna to help him burn down the Khandava forest for the flesh and fat of the animals in the forest would cure him of his loss of appetite. Arjuna and Krishna helps him and a great fire rages through the forest killing all creatures who lived there. Krishna and Arjuna spared Maya Asura's life and to express his gratitude Maya builds a magnificent assembly hall for the Pandavas. Narada visits Indraprastha and advises Yudhistira to perform the Rajasuya Fire ceremony. But...
Topics: Mythology, Epic, Religion, Hindu, Hinduism, Krishna, India, Indian, Epic, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik
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Arjuna abducts Krishna's sister Subhadra and marries her.
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, India, Mythology, Hindu, Hinduism, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Jarasandha, the mighty King of Magadha, was feared by everybody, including the almighty Lord Krishna. Jarasandha planned to offer one hundred Kings as human sacrifice to his Lord. He had captured eighty-six of them and was in the process of  capturing fourteen more to complete his mission. Listen how Krishna used Bheema and Arjuna to kill Jarasandha and free the captive Kings. Following the death of Jarasandha, the Pandavas embark upon removing the remaining obstacles for the successful...
Topics: Mahabharata, Hindu, India, Epic, Mythology, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Duryodhana's envy of the Pandavas keeps consuming him. Moreover, he is humiliated by falling for the illusions of the grand palace Maya had built for them. But scheming Shakuni has a plan to rob Yudhishthira of his kingdom. Even the righteous emperor has a blind spot.
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Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, India, Hinduism, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik, Mythology
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Sishupala, the King of Chedi, challenges Yudhistira's decision of worshiping Krishna as the best man present at the Rajasuya ceremony. Sishupala attacks Krishna and the Pandavas with scathing insults. Krishna retaliates by slaying Sishupala with his Sudarshan Chakra.
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, India, Hinduism, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik, Mythology
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Dhritarashtra invites Yudhistira and his brothers to play a game of dice with Duryodhana. Shakuni plays on behalf of Duryodhana and wins all his possesions. 
Topics: Mahabharata, game of dice, Shakuni, Pandava, Epic, India, Mythology, Hindu, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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The Kurukshetra battle continues for the seventh and eighth day. Pandavas clearly have an upper hand. Iravan, son of Arjun, fights valiantly but falls in battle. Angered at the death of his cousin, Ghatotkach the demon son of Bheem, launches a ferocious attack and is about to annihilate the Kaurava army by the end of day eight. 
Topics: Mahabharata, epic, India, Hindu, mythology
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Duryodhana challenged Yudhistira to one last game of dice. Shakuni once again defeats Yudhistira, and as per the conditions of the wager, the Pandavas are obliged to go into exile for 12 years followed by 1 year  in hiding. 
Topics: Mahabharata, India, epic, mythology, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Krishna visits the Pandavas in the forest to express his solidarity. He tells them the story of how he destroyed King Salwa's airship (Vimana) called Sauvanagar along with Salwa.  Draupadi rebukes Yudhistira for his pacifism and challenges him to fight the Kauravas and win back their Kingdom. 
Topics: Audio Drama, Podcast, Mahabharata, India, Epic, Mythology, Hinduism, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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The Pandavas go into exile. Dhritarashtra banishes Vidura, but later calls him back. Rishi Maitreya curses Duryodhana. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, India, Audio Drama, Podcast, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Arjuna goes on a quest for divine and powerful weapons and encounters Lord Shiva.
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, India, Indian, Hindu, Epic, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik
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Krishna drives Arjuna's chariot to the middle of the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Watching his relatives and friends assembled on the other side as his opponent, Arjuna is struck by an overwhelming sense of grief and despair. He puts down his bow and declines to fight. Krishna then enlightens and inspires Arjuna with great words of wisdom that is known as the Bhagabad Gita. 
Topics: Podcast, Mythology, Hinduism, Hindu, India, Bhagabad Gita, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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The Pandavas go on a Pilgrimage to visit the various holy places around the country and learn about the legends of the place. They visit Rishi Agastya's Ashram and learn about the miracles performed by the great sage.
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, India, Mythology, Hindu, Agasthya, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik
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Sudipta and Avi chat's about what goes on behind the scenes of "The Stories of Mahabharata" Podcast. They talk about the sound design process, the writing process and how the listeners can help the podcast to improve further.
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Topics: Mahabharata, India, Epic, Mythology, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Rishi Lomapada tells Yudhistira and his entourage the tale of Bhagiratha and how he brought Ganga from the heavens to the earth and filled the oceans with water. He also tells them the story of Rishi Rishwasringa and how he was brought to the Kingdom of Anga to help bring the rains. 
Topics: Mahabharata, epic, mythology, India, Indian, Hindu, Podcast, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik
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Arjuna visits the heavens to acquire more weapons from his father Indra. There he meets the beautiful Apsara, Urvasi and Arjuna's resolve gets tested once again. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Podcast, Audio Drama, Epic, Mythology, India, Hindu, Hinduism, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik
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Rishi Lomasha tells the story of Parashurama, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and how he killed the evil King Kartyavirya and purged the earth of the Kshatriyas for 21 times.
Topics: Mahabharata, Parashurama, Epic, Mythology, India, Indian, Hindu, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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As the great battle of Kurukshetra continues, both the Pandavas and the Kauravas suffer huge losses. Great warriors are killed. Thousands of soldiers lost their lives. Bhishma keeps trying to bring some sense into Duryodhan, while the blind King Dhritarashtra laments alone in the palace of Hastinapur. 
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In this episode Rishi Lomasha tells two stories. The first is of Rishi Chyavan and how he got back his youth with the help of the Ashwini Kumar twins. The second story is about King Ushinara and how he passed Lord Indra's test.
Topics: Mahabharata, India, Hindu, Epic, Mythology, Podcast, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Day one of the battle of Kuruskshetra.  Yudhistir seeks blessings from his gurus and then the battle begins. The Pandavas and the Kauravas clash with all their might. Bhisma, Salya cause havoc in the Pandava enemy. By the end of the day the Kauravas have managed to cause severe damage to the Pandava army and killed two of their top generals.
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, Hindu, India
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Bheema goes to find the divine lotus for Draupadi and meets the mighty Hanuman.
Topics: Mahabharata, Mahabharat, India, Hindu, Mythology, Podcast, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Rishi Lomasha narrates the tale of Ashtavakra and how he defeated Bandi in a debate to rescue his father. He also narrates the story of Narakasura's destruction and the story of how lord Vishnu saves the earth from destruction by assuming the form of a Varaha or boar.
Topics: Mahabharata, Vishnu, Ashtavakra, Epic, Mythology, Hindu, Podcast
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The Kurukshetra war rages on. Bheem was unstoppable on the second day. On the third day, Duryodhan was almost killed by Bheem. Duryodhan's insults enraged Bhishma and he unleashed his fury on the battlefield like never before. Arjun failed to stop him. Noticing Arjun's lack of will to fight Bhishma, Krishna himself jumped into the battle. Ashamed, Arjun pleaded Krishna to restrain himself and not break his promise. And then the Kaurava army witnessed the real prowess of Arjun as he unleashed...
Topics: Mahabharata, Hindu, Epic, Mythology, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Arjuna returns from the heavens and tells the stories of his conquests. Bheema is trapped by a giant serpent, the cursed King Nahusha. Yudhistira rescues Bheema by answering Nahusha's questions. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Podcast, Epic, Mythology, India, Hindu
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The Pandavas begin their thirteenth year of exile. As per the agreement, if anybody recognised them, they'd have to go into another twelve years of exile. The Pandavas choose their disguise and go into hiding in Matysa,  the Kingdom of Virat. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Hindu, India, Mythology, Krishna, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Rishi Markandeya visits the Pandavas and tells them the stories of Manu and the great Fish (the Matsya Avatar), of the celestial cycles of creation and destruction, of slaying the demons Madhu, Kaitava and Dhundu. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, India, Indian, Hindu, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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After having a disastrous meeting with the Kauravas, Krishna visits Karna and reveals Karna's true identity. He then asks Karna to join the Pandavas  and thus prevent the impending war. Karna is tempted but his loyalty to Duryodhan takes precedence in his decision. 
Topics: Mahabharata, epic, mythology, India, Hindu, Krishna
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Duryodhan plans to visit the Pandavas during their exile and humiliate them. But he gets embroiled in a battle with the Gandharvas and is captured by the Gandharva King Chitrasena. At the request of their brother Yudhistir, Arjuna and Bheem fights the Gandharvas and rescues Duryodhan and his family. Humiliated by this magnanimous gesture of the Pandavas, Duryodhan returns to Hastinapur. 
Topics: Mahabharat, Mahabharata, Hindu, Mythology, Epic, Podcast, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Rishi Markandeya tells Yudishtira the story of the virtuous butcher. Also, Draupadi reveals her secrets to keeping her husbands.
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, India, Indian, Hindu, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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The huge armies of the Kauravas and the Pandavas assemble on the battlefield of Kurukshetra.  Bhisma vows to kill 10,000 Pandava soldiers a day. Arjun assures Yudhistir of victory. The Kaurava and the Pandava generals meet and decide on the rules of engagement. Vyasa visits Dhritarashtra and gives Sanjaya the special power to watch the battle from the palace of Hastinapur and narrate the details to the blind king. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Hindu, Mythology, podcast, epic, India
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Karna learns about his origin
Topics: Mahabharata, epic, mythology, India, Hindu, Krishna
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Bhishma narrates to Duryodhan and the other Kauravas why he would never fight Sikhandi, the son of Drupad and a great warrior. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, India, Hindu, Bhishma, Sikhandi
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Rishi Mudgal is offered the gift of an eternal life in heaven, but he declines. At Duryodhan's request Durvasa tries to trick the Pandavas, but Krishna intervenes to thwart his plan.
Topics: Mahabharata, India, Epic, Mythology, Hindu, Avi Ziv, Sudipta Bhawmik
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Keechak, the brother of Queen Sudeshna and the general of King Virat, makes an indecent proposal to Draupadi (disguised as Sairindhri). Insulted, Draupadi complains to Bheem and Keechak had to pay for his arrogance with his life.
Topics: Mahabharata, India, Epic, Podcast, Mythology, Hindu
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Indra asks for Karna's natural body armor. Karna agrees, but only after Indra promises him the deadly Ekaghni weapon. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Hindu, Mythology, India, Sudipta Bhawmik. Avi Ziv, Epic
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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 020 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in Multilingual by Roberto Kingsley; Christiane Jehanne; Sonia; stayupallnight; Kevin Stroud; Piotr Nater; Leni; Livia F.; Lika; Epachuko This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. 01 - Esperanto - La Feino key words: prose, fairy tales 02 - Esperanto -...
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The four Pandava brothers, Bheem, Arjun, Nakul and Sahadev die while trying to fetch water from a lake. Yudhistir meets a mysterious crane who claims to be responsible for their death. He challenges Yudhistir to answer his questions. If Yudhistir can give him satisfactory answers, his brothers live. Else they all die. Was Yudhistir able to revive his brothers? Listen to this exciting new episode of the Stories of Mahabharata - Yudhistir and the Crane.
Topics: Mahabharata, India, Hindu, Podcast, Mythology. Dharma
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Captivated by Draupadi's beauty, Jayadratha tries to abduct her by force.  The enraged Pandava brothers capture Jayadratha and punish him for his evil act. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, India, Hindu, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Krishna makes his peace proposal on behalf of the Pandavas. Duryodhan declines and tries to imprison Krishna. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Mythology, Hindu, Indian
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When Sanjay's negotiation fails, Krishna agrees to visit the Kauravas in Hastinapur as an emissary on behalf of the Pandavas to broker a peace deal.  He visits Hastinapur but refuses to accept Duryodhan's hospitality and decides to stay at Vidura's place. But will he succeed in avoiding the war? 
Topics: Mahabharata, Mythology, Epic, Audio Drama, Podcast, Hindu, Indian, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Savitri marries Satyavan knowing that he has a lifespan of only one year.  When Yama arrives to take away Satyavan's soul, Savitri, with her erudition convinces Yama to give back her husband's life.
Topics: Mahabharata, Mythology, India, Myth, Folklore, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv, India, Hindu
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Prince Uttar returns from the battlefield and is shocked to see Yudhistir hurt by an impatient King Virat. Three days later, the Pandavas come out of hiding to reveal their identity.  King Virat's daughter princess Uttara marries Arjun's son Abhimanyu while Yudhistir contemplates  on his options to get back their lost kingdom. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Podcast, Hindu, Mythology, Epic, India, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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Emboldened by Keechak's death the King of Trigartha, Susharma, attacks the Virat Kingdom to steal his cattle. Yudhistir, Bheem, Nakul and Sahadev help Virat to fight the Trigarta army.  But on the other end of the Kingdom, the Kaurava army attacks Virat's Kingdom with no one left in the palace to defend except Prince Uttar. Sairindhri advises the prince to take Brihannala as his charioteer.  
Topics: Mahabharata, India, Hindu, Mythology, Epic, Sudipta Bhawmik, Avi Ziv
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After Abhimanyu and Uttara's wedding, the Pandavas get busy planning to claim back their Kingdom. They knew, Duryodhan would not give back their due without a fight. They begin to amass support and build their army. Duryodhan doesn't sit idle either. Both the parties prepare to fight the ultimate battle which seems inevitable every moment. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, India, Hindu, Mythology, Bhawmik, Ziv
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LibriVox recording of Homer's Iliad translated by Samuel Butler, read by LibriVox volunteers. The Iliad, together with the Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The poem is commonly dated to the 8th or 7th century BC, and many scholars believe it is the oldest extant work of literature in the Greek language, making it the first work of European literature. The existence of a single author for the poems is disputed as the poems themselves show...
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Arjun accompanies Uttar to fight the Kauravas and win back the cattle of King Virat.
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The Kauravas and the Pandavas prepare for war while the diplomatic efforts to avoid it takes its own course. Dhritarashtra sends his trusted emissary Sanjay to dissuade the Pandavas. Yudhistir asks for five small villages for the five brothers. Duryodhan denies the request. 
Topics: Mahabharata, Epic, Hindu, Mythology, India, Audiodrama, podcast
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This is a comprehensive collection of all the major and minor gods of Rome and Greece, with descriptions of festivals and retellings of major mythological stories. (Summary by Sibella) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (246MB)
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LibriVox recording of The Necessity of Atheism by David Marshall Brooks. Read by Wesseling Plain speaking is necessary in any discussion of religion, for if the freethinker attacks the religious dogmas with hesitation, the orthodox believer assumes that it is with regret that the freethinker would remove the crutch that supports the orthodox. And all religious beliefs are "crutches" hindering the free locomotive efforts of an advancing humanity. There are no problems related to human...
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Librivox recording of King Arthur and His Knights , by Maude L. Radford. A collection of King Arthur's adventures, from his ascent to King of Britain to his death. This book includes some of the crucial Arthurian legends about Sir Lancelot, the Knights of the Round Table, Queen Guinevere, and the search for the Holy Grail. (Summary by Robin Cotter) Read by Robin Cotter. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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LibriVox recording of Famous Men of Greece, by John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland. Famous Men of Greece is a series of biographical sketches written for the purpose of making the study of history lively and interesting by giving insight into the men who lived during this time. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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LibriVox recording of The Children of Odin by Padraic Colum. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Master storyteller Padraic Colum's rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history. Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 066 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Why Women Should Vote" (Jane Addams, 1910) is one of several selections devoted to women's interests, as are Martha Foote Crow's "The Young Woman on the Farm" (1910), Alice Freeman Palmer's "Three Rules for Happiness," and Myrtle Reed's recipes for "Coffee Cakes, Doughnuts, and Waffles."...
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by Bulfinch, Thomas
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Librivox recording of Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne. This is a recording of the tenth edition of the first volume, The Age of Fable. It contains many Greek and Roman myths, including simplified versions of The Iliad...
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by Charles Lamb
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Ulysses , by Charles Lamb. Read by Rebecca. Lamb used Homer’s Odyssey as the basis for the re-telling of the story of Ulysses’s journey back from Troy to his own kingdom of Ithaca. Not a direct translation and deemed modern in its time, Lamb states in the preface that, “I have gained a rapidity to the narration which I hope will make it more attractive and give it more the air of a romance to young readers”. (Summary by Rebecca) For more free...
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by James Baldwin
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LibriVox recording of Old Greek Stories, by James Baldwin. A retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures. Tales include those of Prometheus, Io, Perseus and Theseus. (Introduction by Iris McLeod) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid)
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LibriVox recording of Metamorphoses, by Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid). Read by Librivox volunteers. The Metamorphoses of Ovid is probably one of the best known, certainly one of the most influential works of the Ancient world. It consists of a narrative poem in fifteen books that describes the creation and history of the world through mythological tales, starting with a cosmogony and finishing with the deification of Julius Caesar. Published around 8 AD, the Metamorphoses are a source, sometimes...
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by Virgilio
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LibriVox recording of La Eneida, a Spanish translation of Virgil's Aeneid. Read by Tux. Eneas, príncipe de Dardania, huye de Troya tras haber sido quemada ésta por el ejército aqueo, llevándose a su padre Anquises y a su hijo Ascanio. En el camino, su mujer Creúsa se pierde definitivamente y su fantasma dice a Eneas que no vierta amargas lágrimas por ella, pues le estaba aparejado por el destino una esposa de sangre real. Juno, rencorosa con la estirpe troyana, trata de desviar por todos...
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by Sæmund Sigfusson
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LibriVox recording of The Elder Edda (Bray Translation) by Sæmund Sigfusson. (Translated by Olive Bray.) Read in English by Expatriate The Elder or Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems dating from the thirteenth century CE. Though no two translators or editors seem to agree on precisely which poems should be included in this collection, the Elder Edda is the most important source for Norse mythology and legends of northern European heroes. The later "Younger" or Prose Edda,...
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by Ignatius Loyola Donnelly
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LibriVox recording of Atlantis: The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Loyola Donnelly. "Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a book published during 1882 by Minnesota populist politician Ignatius L. Donnelly, who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during 1831. Donnelly considered Plato's account of Atlantis as largely factual and attempted to establish that all known ancient civilizations were descended from this supposed lost land. Many of its theories are the source of many modern-day...
Topics: Atlantis, Atlanteans, Ἀτλαντὶς νῆσος, Great Flood, antediluvian, lost civilization,...
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by Lorenzo Hagerty
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Psychedelic Salon Podcast 641
Topics: Terence McKenna, Gaian Mind, psychedelics, raves, myth, DMT, Boss Drum
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by The Three Initiates
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LibriVox recording of The Kybalion by The Three Initiates. Read in English by Andrea Fiore. The Kybalion: Hermetic Philosophy is a 1908 book claiming to be the essence of the teachings of Hermes Trismegistus, published anonymously by a group or person under the pseudonym of "the Three Initiates". The Kybalion was first published in 1908 by the Yogi Publication Society and is now in the public domain, and can be found on the internet. The book purports to be based upon ancient...
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LibriVox recording of The Heroic Life and Exploits of Siegfried the Dragon Slayer by Anonymous. Read in English by Phil Schempf This is the prequel of the Nibelungenlied. It tells the tale of Siegfried as a young man when he sets forth to earn a name for himself so he will be able to stand proudly with his ancestors. - Summary by Fritz For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Comicverso
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Alberto y Esteban comentan Batman & Harley Quinn, The Many Deaths of Laila Starr y Batman: Mythology, y responden preguntas de la audiencia.
Topics: Laila Starr,Harley Quinn, Batman Mythology, Ram V, Filipe Andrade, Doug Mahnke, cómics, Peter J...
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by James W. Schultz
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LibriVox recording of Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park by James W. Schultz. Read by David Wales James Willard Schultz, or Apikuni, (1859 – 1947) was a noted author, explorer, Glacier National Park guide, fur trader and historian of the Blackfoot Indians. Schultz is most noted for his prolific stories about Blackfoot life and his contributions to the naming of prominent features in Glacier National Park. (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Snorri Sturleson
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LibriVox recording of The Prose Edda (Brodeur Translation) by Snorri Sturleson. (Translated by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur.) Read in English by Expatriate Also known as the Younger Edda or Snorri's Edda, the Prose Edda is a three-part work composed or at least compiled by thirteenth-century Icelandic scholar Snorri Sturluson. Along with the Elder or Poetic Edda written by an unknown poet a half-century earlier, the Prose Edda is a major source of much older Norse mythology as it had evolved...
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by E. A. Wallis Budge
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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge. Read in English by Patrick Saville; Jim Locke The Egyptian Book of the Dead, or the Book of Coming Forth by Day, is an Ancient Egyptian funerary text consisting of spells to protect the soul on its journey to Duat, or Afterlife. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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